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Northern Health announces second COVID-19 exposure event at Quesnel Junior Secondary School

The school already had an exposure event earlier this month
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Quesnel Junior Secondary School. (via Contributed)

There are four COVID-19 exposure events at schools in northern B.C., but one is now listed twice.

Northern Health says Quesnel Junior Secondary School's second event is dated Sept. 15 to 18. 

Its first potential exposure was between Sept. 10 and 11.

Other schools in the authority include Nak’albun Elementary School in Fort St. James (Independent) and Dawson Creek's École Frank Ross Elementary (SD59). 

As of publication (Sept. 25), Northern Health has 45 active cases throughout the region after 11 more were announced today by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. 

There are five hospitalized with two currently in ICU. 

Since the pandemic began, the north has had a recorded total of 289 cases including two deaths.